Recent stories about sports

A newspaper clipping with a headline that reads, "Stadium turf damage probed"
history sports

A moment in history: July 10, 1971

On this day in 1971, the City of Edmonton was investigating the torn-up turf at Clarke Stadium.

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Two people stand behind a podium with three banners behind them.
business technology

What the puck is Hockeyology?

Edmonton Edge Fund-recipient ZerOne is opening a new centre for hockey performance and sports medicine at West Edmonton Mall that includes something called Hockeyology.

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A person holding a racquet watches a ball while playing on an indoor court.
business health

Entrepreneurs work to build Edmonton's padel community

When Daniel Portilla moved from Ecuador to Edmonton earlier this year, he discovered the city lacked a padel club and decided to change that.

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A person holding a golf cub poses in a restaurant in golf attire.
business food

Edmonton food legend hits another kind of green

Siu To, the man credited with bringing the iconic green onion cake to Edmonton in 1980, and known to many as the Green Onion Cake Man, has invented his own golf club out of sheer love for the sport.

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Three people gathered in a bar hold up a Sport Edmonton t-shirt and an Edmonton Oilers jersey for a player called Skinner.
sports recreation

Reed Clarke charts new course for rebranded Sport Edmonton

Sport Edmonton, the rebranded version of the city-funded Edmonton Sports Council, is working to create community legacies from major sporting events that come to town, and to empower grassroots play.

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A newspaper clipping of a photograph of three Golden Bears hockey players, one hitting an effigy representing the opposing team's manager.
history golden bears

A moment in history: Dec. 13, 1961

On this day in 1961, the University of Alberta's Golden Bears hockey team was getting pumped for its game against the Edmonton Oil Kings.

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A newspaper clipping of a photo montage of three scenes from a football game under the headline "Jackie Parker Leads Eskimos To Thrilling Win"
history sports

A moment in history: Oct. 25, 1954

On this day 69 years ago, Edmonton's professional football team had notched another win on its way to its first Grey Cup victory.

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A newspaper clipping of an ad for a baseball game between the House of David and Webb King's Royals, beside a story headlined "Big Spruce Grove Pitcher May Work in Game Saturday Against House of David"
history sports

A moment in history: June 14, 1934

On this day 89 years ago, the Edmonton Senior Amateur Baseball League was set to host the famous House of David team.

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A close-up shot of two hands attaching bright-gold netting to a basketball rim with chipped red paint
sports recreation

Stingers shoot for 500 new nets on Edmonton basketball courts

An Edmonton Stingers program is aiming to install 500 new basketball nets on community courts this year, thanks to a partnership with the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues.

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